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The ECB plans to set up an Amazon-style marketplace to sell billions in bad debt in a challenge to Wall Street, Reuters reports   
September 24, 2020
Source: Business Insider on MSN.com - The proposal has not been signed as yet. European Central Bank officials plan to discuss the scheme on Friday, the news agency said.
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SEC Votes to Restrict Shareholder Proposals   
September 24, 2020
Source: Think Advisor - The SEC has voted to raise the threshold for shareholder proposals to be included in a company’s proxy statement. The amendments to Section 14A-8 of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 require that a shareholder own at...
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She wore a BLM mask to work at Whataburger. After a customer complained, she was fired.   
September 24, 2020
Source: Washington Post - Ma'Kiya Congious, 19, is the latest in a long series of employees who have been fired or disciplined for using their face masks to express support for the Black Lives Matter movement.
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SEC approves rule that investing advocates say will ‘crush shareholder voices’ and curbs some whistleblower paydays   
September 24, 2020
Source: MarketWatch - The Trump administration’s Securities and Exchange Commission voted Wednesday to make it tougher for average investors to submit resolutions for a vote
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TikTok Parent Puts Ball In China's Court — Says Will Abide By Tech Export Rules   
September 24, 2020
Source: YAHOO! - ByteDance has applied for an export license from China's regulator, as it moves ahead with a deal involving Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ: ORCL) and Walmart Inc (NYSE: WMT) taking 12.5% and 7.5% stake respectively in subsidiary...
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Coronavirus A Major Global Job Killer, Report Finds   
September 24, 2020
Source: pymnts.com - The coronavirus crisis wiped out the equivalent of nearly half a million jobs around the world by the end of June, according to a new ILO study.
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Up 20%, Travelers Stock Has Further Upside Potential   
September 24, 2020
Source: Nasdaq - Travelers’ stock has partially reached the level it was at before the drop in February due to the coronavirus outbreak becoming a pandemic. Despite the rise since the March 23 lows, we feel that the company’s stock...
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German economy rebounding, faces risk from virus resurgence   
September 24, 2020
Source: Seattle Times - A widely watched indicator of German business confidence has risen for a fifth month in a row as Europe's largest economy rebounds from the coronavirus shutdowns - but the index remains below its long term
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What Can We Learn From Louisville About Equitable Economic Recovery'   
September 24, 2020
Source: Forbes - A coalition of private, public, and academic leaders in the Louisville region have combined resources to create a future-ready local workforce through training and development in high-demand data science skills and capabilities...
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Malaysia's AirAsia considers capital raising for digital business   
September 24, 2020
Source: Nasdaq - Malaysia's flagship budget airline AirAsia Group Bhd AIRA.KL said on Thursday it is considering raising capital to expand its digital business. W
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